Who is responsible?
Colleges? Professors? Graduates? Employers? Parents/guardians? All of the above?
Join the Ladderburner crew and a panel of University professionals as we discuss the never-ending debate around how and who will close the gap between education and career preparation, specifically discussing the misconceptions and halting all the fingerpointing.
When: Wednesday, June 22; 11:00-12:00 Central
Where: Watch live on any of the following platforms
- Ladderburners on Facebook
- Ladderburners on LinkedIn
- Ladderburners Youtube
- Dr. Alan Patterson – LinkedIn
About our Panelists:
Mark WaltersVeterinarian, a journalist, and a professor at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg
Mark is the author of six books. His writing has been favorably reviewed in the New York Times, Nature, The New York Review of Books, and numerous other scholarly and popular publications. Dr. Walters speaks frequently on the subject of science and communication. He received his bachelor’s degree in English literature from McGill University, his master’s in journalism from Columbia University, and his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Tufts University.
Linda LeeAssociate Professor Emerita of Medical Education, Duke University
Dr. Lee is Associate Professor Emerita of Medical Education at Duke University. Prior to her twenty-six-year career in health professions education at Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Lee was an early childhood educator, library child development specialist, and community college teacher and administrator. She holds a B.S. from the University of Tennessee, M.Ed. from the University of South Carolina, and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina.
Stephen HartAffiliated Faculty University of Pennsylvania, Organizational Dynamics; Senior Consultant and Executive Coach, The Professional Development Group
Steve is an Executive Coach with The Professional Development Group, LLC, and is also co-founder, Chief Learning Officer, and Senior Consultant with the Agile HR Consortium, LLC. In both organizations, Steve coaches inspiring leaders, develops high performing teams, and helps his clients to create great places to work.
He is an Affiliate Faculty member of the Organizational Dynamics program at the University of
Pennsylvania and is the primary host of Penn’s Organizational Dynamics Program’s podcast series Learning Aloud. Steve is currently serving his second term as the Chairman of the Board for the Cranaleith Spiritual Center in northeast Philadelphia.
He earned an M.S. in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from LaSalle University, Philadelphia. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and he earned his teaching certification for the UK at the University of Durham, England. Steve is also a 2009 Fellow of Leadership Philadelphia. He is an accomplished musician, published singer and songwriter, and leads his own acoustic band, HMS.
About the Burning Issues Series:
Expanding on the book launch of Burn Ladders. Build Bridges. Pursuing Work with Meaning + Purpose, we’re offering monthly, 60-minute conversations to challenge and change how people think about work. The series will run on the fourth Wednesday of each month through 2022.
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